Archive for Wednesday, January 16, 2008

KCKCC offfers two ground school classes for pilot

January 16, 2008

Two classes for pilots will be offered during the Spring Semester at Kansas City Kansas Community College.

Instrument Pilot Ground School will be held the weekend of Feb. 1-3; Private Pilot Ground School the weekend of Feb. 29-March. 2. Both classes will be held on Fridays from 5-9:30 a.m.; Saturdays from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; and Sundays from 1-5 p.m. in Room 3619 A of the Flint Building on the KCKCC campus at 7250 State Avenue.

Designed to prepare students for the FAA Instrument written exam, the Instrument Pilot Ground School Feb. 1-3 will provide instruction on how to fly in IMC conditions. Course content will be on airplane systems, instruments, aerodynamics, weather, flight safety, air traffic control procedures, navigation and federal aviation regulations with an emphasis on preparing for the IFR written exam. The class will conclude with a computer practice exam and CFII endorsement for the FAA exam.

The Private Pilot Ground School Feb. 29-March 2 will prepare students for the FAA private pilot computer exam. Presentations will be made on airplane systems, instruments, aerodynamics, weather, flight safety, art traffic control procedures, navigation and federal aviation regulations. Students will conclude the class with a computer practice exam and CFI endorsement for the FAA exam.

Both courses will be instructed by Tom Renfro, a certified flight instructor with more than 3,000 hours of dual flight instruction, who guarantees passage of written exams. Students will be encouraged to take required exams the day following the final class and any not passing the exam will be offered the opportunity of individual tutoring or re-taking the course without charge.

The cost of each course is $199 and persons may register in person in the Continuing Education Building on the east side of the KCKCC campus; by phone with a credit card payment at 913-288-7660; or on-line at www.kckcc.edu and clicking on Community Education and Workforce Development and then Courses.

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